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The LSA places a high priority both on the diversity of languages and on the intellectual and ethnic diversity of the linguistics profession.
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Professional linguists work in a number of fields and engage in a range of successful and fulfilling careers. Individuals with degrees in linguistics tend to specialize in particular areas within the field and build their careers around those areas. What follows is an overview of some popular and common careers within linguistics.
by M. KayAt the end of the 1950s, researchers in the United States, Russia, and Western Europe were confident that high-quality machine translation (MT) of scientific and technical documents would be possible within a very few years.